Premier League: Man City 0-0 Brentford – De Bruyne on bench as Bobb starts

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesIt seems a weird thing to ask given Manchester City have gone 15 matches since their last defeat, drawing only twice in that time, but Pep Guardiola has had to respond to questions about his side's defensive capabil

Premier League: Build-up to Everton v Crystal Palace – Glasner replaces Hodgson

Everton make one change to the side who lost against Manchester City last weekend.Midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure has recovered from a hamstring injury and goes straight into the team with Jack Harrison dropping to the bench.Everton XI: Pickford, Mykol

Premier League: Hojlund double helps Man Utd beat Luton – reaction

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag to BBC Match of the Day: "I think quick up and, as you say, we had good chances with Garnacho and Rashford, it could have been three or four-nil."After that we lose some focus and we are not so strict in what we sh

Premier League: Rodri levels after Sterling puts Chelsea ahead

There's going to be lots of fans of different teams nervously chewing their fingernails for these final 15 minutes. It is all Manchester City at the moment with Chelsea opting to try to defend what they have.Bold tactics, will it pay off?ReutersCopyr

WSL: Build-up as leaders Chelsea host second-placed Man City

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes has made just one change to the side who were successful in the Women’s FA Cup the last time out. It's a big one as Lauren James returns, replacing Johanna Rytting Kaneryd, who drops to the bench.Chelsea XI: Hampton, Charles

Mbappe tells PSG he plans to leave at end of season

France striker Kylian Mbappe has told Paris St-Germain he intends to leave the club at the end of the season.The 25-year-old's deal with the Ligue 1 champions is scheduled to expire and he has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid.Mbappe's f

Champions League: Build-up to Lazio v Bayern & PSG v Real Sociedad

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesWe're back for more Champions League football with the last-16 ties continuing.There are no English teams in action tonight but some big players will take centre stage.Lazio host Bayern Munich, which will involve En

Champions League build-up: Man City visit Copenhagen in last 16

A reminder of the last 16 draw with return dates in brackets.TonightFC Copenhagen v Man City (Weds, 6 March)RB Leipzig v Real Madrid (Weds, 6 March)WednesdayLazio v Bayern Munich (Tues, 5 March)Paris St-Germain v Real Sociedad (Tues, 5 March)Tuesday,

Haller caps return from cancer with Afcon trophy

Seb Haller on Twitter/Getty ImagesBy Piers EdwardsBBC Sport AfricaShortly after he scored the goal that secured one of the most unlikely Africa Cup of Nations title wins for Ivory Coast, Sebastien Haller was doing a television interview which he had

Premier League: Aston Villa 1-2 Man Utd – McTominay restores visitors’ lead

The goal was coming and it's Douglas Luiz. Brilliant from Bailey, whips it into the dangerous area. I'm gutted, I put him on the bench of my fantasy football team. I'm a terrible manager.I love the Brazilian shoulder shimmy. It's at Onana, have a bit

Premier League: Nottingham Forest 1-1 Newcastle – Elanga levels for hosts

Brighton assistant manager Andrea Maldera, speaking to BBC MOTD: "Sorry for my voice but I lost it in the match."We are disappointed. When you lose a match in the last 10 seconds it is disappointing but we played a good match. "I'm disappointed for t

Blue cards won’t make a difference – Postecoglou

Last updated on 15 minutes ago15 minutes ago.From the section FootballTottenham boss Ange Postecoglou does not think proposed plans to trial blue cards for sin-binned players will "make any difference" to the game.Postecoglou says he "doesn't underst

Liverpool midfielder Thiago suffers injury setback

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara is set for another spell on the sidelines after suffering an injury against Arsenal.The 32-year-old, who had been out since April with a hip issue, returned to action as an 85th-minute substitute in Sunday's 3-1

Afcon semi-finals: Nigeria 0-0 South Africa – watch & follow updates

Ian WilliamsBBC Sport Africa at Stade de la Paix, BouakeAll the noise inside the Stade de la Paix is currently being made by the travelling Nigerians whose horn section is in full effect.But other than that, it is has been a rather muted start to pro

I’ve had ‘good texts’ from Chelsea owners – Pochettino

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section ChelseaChelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino said he has received "good texts" from the club's owners amid pressure on him following back-to-back defeats.The Blues dropped to 11th in the Premier L